Holy Spirit News

Holy Spirit Hospital First Hospital in PA to Offer Specialized Treatment to Prevent Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Posted: November 26th, 2012

Physicians at The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit performed Pennsylvania’s first minimally invasive procedure using the Lariat Suture Delivery Device to significantly reduce the risk of stroke in a patient suffering from atrial fibrillation. The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit is the currently the only location in Pennsylvania where this procedure has been performed and one of just a few locations on the entire East Coast.

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Community Health Needs Assessement Report Unveiled

Posted: September 7th, 2012

Three healthcare organizations — Holy Spirit Health System, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and PinnacleHealth System —chose to collaborate on a comprehensive community health needs assessment on behalf of the residents of Central Pennsylvania.  Each of the organizations has a long history of providing quality programs and services to people within the shared regional service area. This collaborative endeavor represented a willingness to work together to create a common resource to identify and understand community health needs, make the most of the community’s existing resources, use these common resources, and achieve economies of scale during the assessment phase. 

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